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Does your organization have a succession plan in place? And, if it does, is it well documented? Some not-for-profits delay detailed succession planning, thinking of it as a project they'll get to "someday." But that's a mistake.

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It's a build-to-order manufacturing environment and that means frequent changeovers in your production line. And each time you make changes to produce a new item, you suffer significant downtime.

But there may be  ways to shave time off those non-productive periods. These four suggestions have proven to buy manufacturers time:

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If your not-for-profit organization expects its board members to play a fundraising role, you probably already know how difficult it can be to motivate them. They're busy people, and even when they have excellent connections, they're not always comfortable asking those in their network for money -- however noble the cause. Fortunately, there are ways you can help board members overcome their reservations.
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Your company probably has security systems in place to prevent theft of computers, machines and products, yet you may not be doing enough to safeguard your customer lists, new product designs and marketing strategies. Manufacturers rank second only to high-tech companies as targets of intellectual property theft.
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The manager of a busy medical practice used to spend lots of time listening to patients complain about being left on hold when calling  for an appointment or waiting several days to be seen for a minor ailment.

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You may have heard about the Vermont doctor who was fed up with way medicine is practiced today and opened an office she calls  "Simply Medicine.'' The sole practitioner doesn't accept insurance. Her fee is listed on a board in  the waiting room: $2 a minute for labor, plus the cost of supplies.

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